Hi Socialphy users (I don't know if you've a nickname like Socialphiers or whatever). Today I'm posting about Windows 8, the new bet of Microsoft for Windows.
As they say in their blogs, this is gonna be one of their most riskful S.O. since its totally new and redisigned.
Why don't we just skip the writing and go forward to the important part...?

The First Look

Windows has shown us the first video of Windows 8 a few months ago. They said that it'll be supported on ARM tablets and computers...

link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p92QfWOw88I

Building Windows

Later this year, they started blogging on this Blog (if you click a Feature, you'll see further details about it):

There, they posted a lot about the new features of Windows 8, of which we can highlight the following ones:
•Robust USB 3.0 Support
•File Managment basics improve. Easier to copy, paste, delete and rename.
•New Metro Style for Apps and O.S.
•Hyper V Support included in W8.
•Ablity to mount VHD and ISO files without additional software.
•Ribbon Style in Windows Explorer
•Malware Protection
•Faster boot times up to a 70%
•UEFI Support (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface)
•Ability to Sign In With a Windows Live ID
•And more...

Building Windows Conference

The previous week, Microsoft had a huge conference about the future of Windows, it was called BUILD.
There, we saw a lot of features and demos about the features and functions in the new OS.
You can check the full coverage here:

This is a video of the highlights of the event...

link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Hq95vtoS28

Windows Dev Preview
Microsoft lauched a Developer Preview for those who are interested in Developing Apps and testing the new OS. Don't desesperate! I'll put the link below...

First, let's check some reviews of the Windows Dev Prev.

link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97RtEABGt3M

link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umy1L2dl1Jk

link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuRMuRyIgkw

Now... there is the place where you can download the developer preview. Remember to choose the apropiate one acording to your System Architecture and Needs! Good Luck!


Windows Developer Preview downloads
The Windows Developer Preview is a pre-beta version of Windows 8 for developers. These downloads include prerelease software that may change without notice. The software is provided as is, and you bear the risk of using it. It may not be stable, operate correctly or work the way the final version of the software will. It should not be used in a production environment. The features and functionality in the prerelease software may not appear in the final version. Some product features and functionality may require advanced or additional hardware, or installation of other software.

Download Here:

Extra: Here are some infographics about Windows 8 on Social Networks!

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